Does the kid get paid by the piece or by the hour?
I think I know what they’re singing – the Doozer Knitting Song. (Sorry, I wasn’t going to be able to think of anything else till I got that out of my system.)
I know the little girl is knitting but I think the woman is crocheting.
Thankfully, Madame Defarge’s children got their looks from their father’s side of the family.
I don’t see a needle or needles in the child’s hand(s). Where’s the guy who tells us what the picture actually is about?
A somewhat enlarged image can be found at Mr. Melcher’s blog entry (yesterday). Again, it is a cropped image. A full, maybe-click-to-enlarge image can be found here.The Knitting Lesson (I love the depicted concentration level) is privately owned (has different coloration image). At least once (has pricing info), it went unsold.It is one of several works, by this artist, showing a child. His Wikipedia page and collection (more under Subcategories).Eighth, of the 8 works, by this artist, that have, so far, appeared in Mr. Melcher’s blog, to also appear here (9 total).
Getting an early start on carpal tunnel syndrome.
Now I know what all those thumb wars were preparing us for!
Not for Studio 54 honey. You gotta show a little skin to get in!
Another work by this artist can be found here. It is a repeat of an earlier strip.